Texas lefty Hamels expected to miss 8 weeks with side strain - KTRE.com | Lufkin and Nacogdoches, Texas

Texas lefty Hamels expected to miss 8 weeks with side strain

HOUSTON (AP) - The Texas Rangers say left-hander Cole Hamels is expected to miss eight weeks because of a strained right oblique.
    
The Rangers put Hamels on the 10-day disabled list Wednesday and recalled righty Anthony Bass from Triple-A Round Rock.
    
Hamels was scratched from his scheduled start shortly before Tuesday night's game at Houston. He said he felt discomfort in his right side while warming up.
    
The four-time All-Star is 2-0 with a 3.03 ERA in five starts this season. The 33-year-old is 24-6 since Texas got him from Philadelphia at the trade deadline in 2015, and was the MVP of the 2008 World Series for the Phillies.

(Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Powered by Frankly